91st PA: Jacob Vanderslice

Jacob Vanderslice

Before the war

He was born in 1840/41 (4 (20 in 1861), 5 (20 in 1861), 7 (40 in 1870), 11 (44 at death in 1876)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 7, 11).

He probably had a daughter born in April 1851 (8). In 1910, his wife had had three children, two of whom were still living (9).

When he enlisted, he was a glass blower (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 6 September 1861 (1) or 23 September 1861 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Smith (4). He was a private in company A (1, 12).

He was discharged on 29 March 1862 (1, 4, 5) or 30 March 1862 (3), on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 3, 4, 5). He was a private, in company A (1, 3, 12).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was a glassblower (7). He was living with with wife Harriet, and two children (7).

He died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (probably at 2225 Pemberston Street), on 30 April 1876, of heart disease (6, 11). He was then a huckster (11). He was buried on 2 May 1876, at Mount Moriah Cemetery (11).

In 1880, his widow was living with her children and their families on Penrose Ferry Road, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10).

On 3 July 1890, his widow, Harriet A Vanderslice, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (2, 6).

In 1900, his widow, Harriet A Vanderslice, was living on Penrose Avenue, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). She was living with her daughter Alice and Alice's family (8). She was a servant (8).

In 1910, his widow was living at 2145 [?] Penrose Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9). She was living with her daughter Alice and family (9). She had never learned to read or write (9).

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster)

2 pension index, by name (searched 25 April 2001, on <www.ancestry.com>)

3 register of men discharged, co.A (Jacob Vanderslice)

4 company A descriptive roll, entry 57 (Jacob Vanderslice)

5 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 (Jacob Vanderslice)

6 pension index, by regiment (Jacob Vanderslice)

7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, microfilm series M593, film 1414, page 443 = 27 handwritten (Jacob Vanderslice)

8 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 936, microfilm series T623, film 1477, page 304 = 16 B handwritten (Harriet A Vanderslice)

9 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 36, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 880, microfilm series T624, film 1407, page 136 = 12A handwritten (Harriet A Vanderslice)

10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 544, microfilm series T9, film 1185, pages 401-402 = page 8D handwritten (A Vanderslice)

11 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 30 April 1876 (Jacob Vanderslice)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Jacob Vanderslice)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Oct 05)

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, microfilm series M593, film 1414, page 443 = 27 handwritten]
line5678
Dwelling-house number199   
Family number234   
NameVanderslice, Jacob" Harriet A" Alice" Mary
Age40351917
SexMFFF
ColorWWWW
OccupationGlass BlowerHouse KeeperPocket Box MakerPaper Box Maker
Real estate value    
Personal estate value    
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPenna
Father foreign born    
Mother foreign born    
Birth month if born within year    
Marriage month if married within year    
Attended school past year    
Can't read    
Can't write    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.    
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1   
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...    

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 544, microfilm series T9, film 1185, pages 401-402 = page 8D handwritten]
line474849501234
street namePenrose Ferry RoadPenrose Ferry Road
house numberNo NumbersNo Numbers
dwelling visit #62   62   
family visit #65   65   
nameOtt Oliver H- Alice- Oliver HVanderslice A. [sic]Spink [??] William E- MaryMyers [?] JohnNailor William
colorWWWWWWWW
sexMFMFMFMM
age332834428262450
month born if born in year        
relationship WifeSonMother in LawBoarder [sic]Sister-in LawBoarderBoarder
single  1     
married11  1111
widowed/divorced   1    
married during year        
occupationFarmerHouse Keeping  Brick Layer LaborerLaborer
months unemployed    1   
currently ill?        
blind        
deaf/dumb        
idiotic        
insane        
disabled        
school this year        
can't read   1    
can't write   1    
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 936, microfilm series T623, film 1477, page 304 = 16 B handwritten]
line62636465666768697071
streetPenrose Ave
house number          
dwelling number284         
family number301         
nameOtt Oliver- Alice- Oliver H- Mary S- Harriet A- Ester- William S- Pearl MVanderslice HarrietGater John
relationshipHeadWifeSonDaughterDaughterD In lawG SonDaughterM in lawBoarder
colorWWWWWWWWWW
sexmfmfffmffm
birth dateJan 1845Apr 1851Mar 1878Feb 1881June 1886Aug 1878Feb 1898May 1899Dec 1832Dec 1868
age554922191321216431
married?MMSSSMSSWS
# years married27273  3    
mother of how many children? 6   2  [blank] 
# of children living 3   2  [blank] 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year          
# years in USA          
naturalized citizen?          
occupationGardener Gardener LabServantAt School   ServantGarden Lab
# months not employed0 00     0
# months in school          
can readyesyesyesyesyesyesNoNoNoyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyesyesNo [?]NoNoyes
speaks EnglishyesyesyesyesyesyesyesNoyesyes
owned/rentedR         
free or mortgaged          
farm/houseF         
# of farm schedule20         

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 36, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 880, microfilm series T624, film 1407, page 136 = 12A handwritten]
line2425262728
streetPenrose Ave
house nr2145 [?]    
dwelling nr277    
family nr282    
nameOtt, Olive [sic] H- Alice- Harriet AVanderslice Harriet AGates John S
relationshipHeadWifeDaughtMother-in-lawServant
sexMFFFM
colorWWWWW
age6458237638
marital statusM1M1SWdS
#years present marriage3737   
mother of # children 6 3 
mother of # living children 3 2 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated     
naturalized/alien     
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationFarmerNoneNoneNoneLabour
nature of industry etc.Truck Farmer   Farm
employer etc.Emp   W
out of work 15 Apr 1910?    No
# weeks out of work 1909    0
can readYesYesYesNoYes
can writeYesYesYesNoYes
school since 1 Sep 09     
owned/rentedR    
owned free or mortagaged     
farm/houseF    
nr on farm schedule3    
civil war vet     
blind     
deaf & dumb     

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 30 April 2015, from Fold3]


Vanderslice Jacob
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 30 April 1876, Jacob Vanderslice]
[source: www.familysearch.org]


RETURN OF A DEATH,
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
CORONER'S CERTIFICATE.
1. Name of Deceased, Jacob Vanderslice
2. Color, White
3. Sex, Male
4. Age, 44 years
5. Married
6. Date of Death, April 30th
7. Cause of Death, Heart Disease
H. B. Mahny [?] Dep Coroner
UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE, IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation, Huckster
9. Place of Birth, Philada
10. When a Minor, --
11. Ward, 30th
12. Street and Number, No 2225 Pemberton St
13. Date of Burial, May 2nd 76
14. Place of Burial, Mount Moriah Cemety
Robt Penn Undertaker.
Residence, No 20 South 18th St.

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